Diversity

Student Voices
It’s the summer before your first year of college. Your high school classes are finished, you’ve graduated, and you have no summer homework. You and your friends are free for the summer and instead of spending your days enjoying the sun, traveling and hanging out, you choose to...attend classes?
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As a recent alum, Praveen Loganathan, BBA ‘17, is very familiar with Michigan Ross’ emphasis on using business to make a positive change in society. Instead of waiting until he graduated to do that, he and several other students began the work their junior year, launching the Change Agents...
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When companies create goals for employee diversity and inclusion, the impact on the entire workforce in any given organization trying to meet them can be fraught, creating tensions and even resentments among employees that can run along racial and ethnic lines. That was the message of Intel’s Chief...
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DTE Energy CEO Gerard Anderson, MBA ‘88, and Masco President and CEO Keith J. Allman, MBA ‘91, are two of the more than 170 corporate executives who joined C.E.O. Action for Diversity and Inclusion , an initiative designed for the business community to...
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When BBA junior Emily Gorman received an email from her academic advisor about the Magnify program, she almost overlooked it — until she read the program had a one-week merger project with Detroit Public Schools. At that point...
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Women are incredibly impactful leaders. Yet, there is still a lot of work left to do to open the doors of opportunity for women throughout the business world. A new episode of Business Beyond Usual , a podcast out today from Michigan Ross students, takes on this...
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Michigan Ross is an amazing community of people from all backgrounds, where diversity is valued and celebrated. The Ross community recently came together to show...
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In response to the White House’s recent executive order banning immigration from certain countries, the Michigan Ross community has come together with a message of unity. More than 200 students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Winter Garden this afternoon in solidarity with international...
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A big part of the mission of Michigan Ross is to create graduates who make a positive difference in the world –– and one alum is doing just that at Google. A recent feature in Fortune magazine looked at the work of Michael Gardner, BBA ‘12, who is an account manager at Google. Last fall Gardner...
Dean's Blog
This morning, I had the honor of joining the campus community at one of our nation’s largest celebrations of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. At the event, we heard Amy Goodman, an award-winning journalist and host of the global radio show and podcast Democracy Now! talk about the...
Student Voices
By: The Michigan Ross Student Community Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a National Day of Service honoring the work and legacy of an American civil rights leader. MLK once said, "Life'...
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In a show of solidarity and symbol of unity, hundreds of Michigan Ross students, faculty, and staff members joined together today for a moment of silence and to take an opportunity to kickstart a dialogue about diversity in society. Dressed in all black and holding signs with the names of those...
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“Diversity is giving voice to issues of the greater community.” This sentiment along with several others will be on display in the Ross Winter Garden this week, as part of a...
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Michigan Ross has again been listed among the most Military Friendly Schools by rankings organization Victory Media. Ross was chosen as a Military Friendly school based on the amount of support available to...
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By Nick Barrett, MBA ‘16 I have always been reasonably open with my classmates about my personal life. Most of them have met my boyfriend, either at football tailgate parties or other events, and have been supportive of us. However, when I got up in front of my classmates after our statistics class...
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Starting next year, Michigan Ross will be one of a handful of top business schools to offer a new fellowship opportunity to highly qualified LGBT applicants to the full-time MBA Program. Developed in collaboration with...
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By Amber Blanks, BBA ʼ16 It’s that time of year again! Getting ready for recruiting to lock down those internships or full-time work opportunities — it can sometimes feel like a blur. I know, because as President of my student organization I’ve been involved with planning our Diversity Conference...
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Good question! And soon, we’ll be hitting the road and joining forces with top business schools across the country to help prospective MBA students find the answer. Starting in mid-July, Michigan Ross will be joining representatives from Berkeley Haas, Cornell Johnson, Darden, Duke Fuqua, NYU Stern...
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Michigan Ross has a strong relationship with The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management , the national organization working to promote diversity in education and business. And this year, the Consortium honored Ross with its TEAM Trophy. The award was part of...
Student Voices
I uttered the first thing that came to mind: “How’s do you like…ummm…South Africa?” An embarrassing trip-up...
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Executives from Google, Kraft, and Morgan Stanley will gather at Ross this week to discuss why diversity needs to be a priority topic for the leaders of today. The special panel will take place from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 6 in Blau Auditorium. Chris Genteel ,...

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